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PIX: Madurai village all set for a 'tamed' Jallikattu

Villages in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district are geared up to host Jallikattu, the controversial bull taming game, with many strict restrictions put in place following a Supreme Court order. A Ganesh......

Brinda Karat visits riot-hit TN village amid drama

Amid high drama, Communist Party of India-Marxist politburo member Brinda Karat today visited a village in Madurai district, hit by caste clashes last year, after initially being refused permission......

'We'll let loose 300 bulls. What'll the cops do?'

A day before the Tamil harvest festival Pongal, Alanganallur village, 18 km from Madurai district, is abuzz with festive anticipation.A huge mandap greets you in the village centre. At least a......

Rural TN protests against bull fight ban

Hundreds of villagers in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu continued their fast for the second day on Monday, in protest against Supreme Court's ban on Jallikattu, the traditional bull fight, during......

Four children die as school gate collapses

Four students were killed and seven injured in Virudhunagar in Madurai district on Friday when their school's gate collapsed.Thestudents were swinging on the gate when it came off the hinges.Three......

Nilekani's start-up Drishti offers affordable eye care

Backed by Nandan Nilekani and impact fund Lok Capital, Drishti, an affordable eye care chain has lit up the lives of scores of people in rural areas, finds Nirmalya Behera. IMAGE: Dristi’s......

Once an export hub, Tirupur is today a ghost town

The streets of Tirupur are deserted, most of the shops are closed. A passer by explains, "The shops are shut due to the bandh in Madurai where 6 people were killed in communal violence." Another......

Hayden offers worship at Madurai shrine

IMAGE: Former Australian captain Matthew Hayden. Photograph: Twitter. Former Australian cricketer Matthew Hayden visited the Meenakshi temple in Madurai on Tuesday. As part of a day's visit to......

Umpire Ward stable after blow to head during Ranji match

Australian umpire John Ward is stable after sustaining a blow to the head while officiating in India's Ranji Trophy on Tuesday. Ward was struck in the head in the 48th over from a full-blooded shot......
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Jayalalithaa is dead, tight police security as Amma's body reaches Poes Garden

Highlights 03:13 (IST) 03:13 (IST) 03:10 (IST) Tight security in Chennai Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh appeals to... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/india/live-jayalalithaa-is-dead-tight-police-security-as-ammas-body-reaches-poes-garden-3139806.html
HC directs State to consider plea seeking ownership of 72 residential houses in Vilangudi

The Madras High Court Bench here on Monday directed the State Government to consider a representation made by Madurai Urban District Cotton Mill... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Madurai/HC-directs-State-to-consider-plea-seeking-ownership-of-72-residential-houses-in-Vilangudi/article16765541.ece
So Singh, what do you make of my campaign, asked Jaya

Elegance Personified In my 35 years of journalism that saw several pleasant peaks, amid the inevitable lows, I must consider the reporting of J... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/061216/so-singh-what-do-you-make-of-my-campaign-asked-jaya.html
Jayalalithaa passes away, TN CM suffered massive cardiac arrest, says Apollo Hospital

Highlights 00:55 (IST) Schools and colleges to be shut for three days However, according to a few local reports, the days of state... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/india/live-jayalalithaa-passes-away-tn-cm-suffered-massive-cardiac-arrest-says-apollo-hospital-3139806.html
Jayalalithaa loses battle for life

6 December 2016, Chennai, M Post Bureau After a nerve wracking Monday, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, lost her grim battle with... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=346320

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